Approximately Forever Posts

Today, 10,000 people retired. And, as they walked out those doors for the last time, they took their expertise with them. At 5:00 pm this afternoon, 400,000 years of hard-won…


History Psychology

A ska-blues-surf song I wrote.


Back in the 1980s, New York City held a privileged place in the public imagination. It was the epitome of physical and moral decay. Crumbling buildings presided over garbage-strewn streets.…


When you lived in hunter-gatherer tribes, things were simple. In that era, we spoke only through shamans and dreams. When you settled into farms and villages, however, things became much…